Head - Passive Funds, Motilal Oswal Asset Management Company
Pratik currently heads Motilal Oswal AMC’s passive funds business. Prior to this, he was heading operations and finance at a Series A fintech startup in San Francisco, CA (backed by prominent investors such as Y-Combinator, Khosla Ventures, Chicago Board of Exchange (CBoE), and many others). The company provided automated wealth solutions to investment advisors and managed over $400 million in assets.
Apart from tech, Pratik has experience working in Investment Banking, PE, and Hedge Funds. He studied math and economics at Emory University and has an MBA from LBS.
Home bias has been a prominent theme in India since the beginning of the mutual fund industry. Investors historically questioned why they should diversify their high GDP growth portfolio (India) with lower growth economies such as the US. This hypothesis has been tested over the last decade. India has delivered a high GDP growth but…